M.B. Quan, MD, PA

Dr. Quan

Dr. Quan was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended UCLA, where he earned a degree in Electrical Engineering, and then went to medical school at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

For his internship in Internal Medicine, Dr. Qum worked at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. He then devoted a year as a research fellow at the University of Wales in the United Kingdom, where he studied the physical properties of photo damage and aging of the skin. At the University of California; Davis, Medical Center in Sacramento, California,
Dr. Quan completed his residency in Dermatology, where he also served as Chief Resident. He then completed a fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard Medical School in Dermatologic Surgery, where he gained additional training In Mohs Micrographic Surgery (for the treatment of cancer), cosmetic reconstructive surgery, laser surgery, and other cosmetic procedures, such as scar revision, chemical peels, and collagen filler treatments.

After his training, Dr. Quan was invited to join the full-time faculty of Harvard Medical School as an Instructor of Dermatology, where he was one of the two Dermatologic Surgeons at the Massachusetts General Hospital. There he thought fellows, residents, and medical students Dermatologic Surgery, sharing his expertise in skin cancer surgery and reconstructive and cosmetic procedures. He also taught at the Department of Dermatology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Since coming to New York City, Dr. Quan has practiced at the New York Presbyterian/Cornell Medical Center where he served as the Dermatologic Surgeon for the Department of Dermatology, teaching residents and medical students Mohs Micrographic Surgery and cosmetic reconstruction, as an Instructor of Dermatology at Weill Connell Medical College. He now is in private practice, but maintains his position as a clinical faculty member at Weill Connell Medical College where he continues to teach residents and medical students.

Dr. Quan now practices in offices in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Westchester County, and New Jersey. His practice focuses on skin cancer surgery and reconstruction and cosmetic dermatology, but he also sees patients for general dermatologic concerns as well.

Dr; Quan has privileges at the New York Presbyterian/ Cornell medical Center in New York City, as well as St. Mary Hospital in Clifton NJ. He is a fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology, and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, as well as several local dermatologic medical societies. He accepts numerous insurance plans.

Procedures Performed

Medical Education

Medical School:
  Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

  Fellowship in Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA, 1995-1996
  Residency in Dermatology (Chief Resident), University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, 1992-1995
  Internship in Transitional /Medicine,Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, 1990-1991

  Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery

Board Certification:
  Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1991
  Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology, 1995

Professional Associantions:
  American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology: Fellow
  American Society for Dermatologic Surgery: Member
  American Academy of Dermatology: Fellow
  American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery:Member
  Dermatological Society of Greater New York: Member
  New York State Society of Dermatology: Member
  Dermatological Society of New Jersey : Member

  • Laochumroonvorapong, P., Kokta, V., Quan, M.B.:Trichilemmal Carcinoma in an African American (In submission to J Am. Acad Dermatol)
  • Quan, M.B., Edwards, C., Marks, R.: Non-invasive Techniques to Differientiate Photodamage and Aging in Human skin. Acta Derm Venereol 77:416-419, 1997
  • Quan, M.D., Becker D.S., Fewkes, J.L.: Clinical and Histologic Correlation in Three-Dimensional Analysis of Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma. Dermatol Surg 22:812-813, 1996
  • Quan, M.B., Ruben, B.S.: Pustular Psoriasis Limited to the Penis. Int. J. Dermatol 35: 202-4, 1996
  • Quan, M.B., Chow, W.C.: "Nonpigmenting Fixed Drug Eruption to Pseudoephedrine." IntJ. Dermatol 35:368-70, 1996
  • Quan, M.B., Moy, R.L.: The Role of Human Papillomavirus. J. Am Acad. Dermatol 25:698-705, 1991
  • Moy, R.L., Quan, M.D.: The presence of Human Papillomavirus Type 16 in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Proximal Finger and Reconstruction with a Bilobed Transposition Flap. J Dermatol Surg Oncol 17:171-175, 1991
  • Quan, M.B., Eriksen, R., Moy, R.L.: Autologous Platelet Derived Wound Healing Factors Do Not Stimulate Collagen Production by Normal Fibroblasts in Vitro. Clin Res 38:385a, 1990
  • Ashijlan, A.A., Quan, M.B., Moy, R.L.: Increased Adhesion in Sclerosing Basal Cell Carcinoma Fibroblasts. Clin Res 38:524a, 1990
  • Diaz, R.P., Chiodo A., Quan, M.B., Bahar R., Platzker, A.C.G., Bowman, C.M., Keens, T.G.: Pulmonary Function Patterns in Children with Interstitial Lung Disease. Am Rev Respir Dis 139:A474, 1989

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